Income understands the importance of having peace of mind, especially with a new global outbreak of monkeypox while recovering from COVID-19.

Read up on our FAQs below.

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All insured persons under Income’s PA Assurance with Infectious Disease cover, i50, PA Secure, SpecialCare (Autism), SpecialCare (DownSyndrome), and Personal Accident Infectious Disease policy will have their benefits automatically extended to include monkeypox until 31 December 2022. Coverage is automatic, and no action is required from you. This complimentary coverage will cease during a monkeypox epidemic or pandemic.

The extensions will provide insured persons with the following:

Benefit Extensions

Benefit Description

Maximum benefit (S$) per insured person

Medical expenses incurred in Singapore

Pays for medical expenses to treat monkeypox as requested by a local medical practitioner or hospital if the insured contracts monkeypox.

$10,000

Important Notes:

  1. This Monkeypox Benefit Extension forms part of the respective eligible PA policies and shall be read, interpreted, and construed as one document.
  2. The Monkeypox Benefit Extension is provided complimentary at no additional cost and is valid until 31 Dec 2022 while you hold a valid eligible PA policy.
  3. You have to be diagnosed with monkeypox and treated in Singapore for the benefits to be applicable. There is no cover for the benefit extension for monkeypox contracted within 14 days of the start date of (or date of upgrade to) the respective eligible PA policies, or return to Singapore after travelling against any health or government advisory, and monkeypox contracted before the commencement of the eligible PA policy. This includes knowing or reasonably knowing that you have monkeypox or where the monkeypox symptoms have already existed before or before the commencement of the eligible PA policy.
  4. The Monkeypox Benefit Extension will be withdrawn from the date that monkeypox is declared an epidemic by the health authority in Singapore or the Government of the Republic of Singapore, or a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and will be reinstated when monkeypox ceases to be declared as an epidemic or a pandemic.
  5. We reserve the right to make changes to or withdraw these benefit extensions at any time without any prior notice.

View full terms, conditions and exclusions of this benefit extension here.

All insured persons under Income’s PA Assurance with Infectious Disease cover, i50, PA Secure, SpecialCare (Autism), SpecialCare (Down Syndrome), and Personal Accident Infectious Disease policies will be covered against monkeypox with effect from today until 31 December 2022.

PA Assurance policyholders who do not have the Infectious Disease cover have the option of applying for an upgrade of the plan to include the Infectious Disease cover as long as the insured persons have not contracted monkeypox at the time of commencement of their policy or upgraded cover.

If you wish to find out more, sign up for, or upgrade to PA Assurance with Infectious Disease cover, please call your adviser or contact our Customer Service Officers at 6788 1111 (Monday to Friday; 9.00am to 6.00pm). The monkeypox Benefit Extension will be automatically included into your new plan.

Please note that a 14-day waiting period from the commencement date of the new policy or upgrade applies for all infectious diseases including monkeypox.

Yes, PA Assurance policyholders who do not have the Infectious Disease cover have the option of applying for an upgrade of the plan to include the Infectious Disease cover. Please call your adviser or contact our Customer Service Officers at 6788 1111 (Monday-Friday, 9.00am to 6.00pm).

Please note that a 14-day waiting period from the commencement date of the upgrade applies for all infectious diseases including monkeypox.

You will not be eligible for the monkeypox Benefit Extension if a medical practitioner has confirmed that you have contracted monkeypox before 16 August 2022 or at the time of commencement of your policy or upgraded cover, whichever is later. This includes exhibiting monkeypox symptoms, or being a suspect case, e.g. advised or referred by a doctor to get tested for monkeypox, before 16 August 2022 or the commencement of new or upgraded policy.

Please note that a 14-day waiting period from the commencement date of the upgrade applies for all infectious diseases including monkeypox.

You have to be diagnosed with monkeypox and treated in Singapore as requested by a local medical practitioner to be covered under the Monkeypox Benefit Extension.

Please note monkeypox contracted within 14 days of return to Singapore after travelling against any health or government advisory will also not be covered.

The Monkeypox Benefit Extension will be withdrawn from the date that monkeypox is declared an epidemic by the health authority in Singapore or the Government of the Republic of Singapore, or a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and will be reinstated when monkeypox ceases to be declared as an epidemic or a pandemic.

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